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infection in the tissues adjacent to a nail on a finger or toe

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In cases of chronic paronychia there may be some discomfort and swelling but it doesn't produce a build-up of pus.
Chronic paronychia may be treated with an over-the-counter cream containing an antifungal drug but if there's a secondary infection your doctor may prescribe stronger antifungals and oral antibiotics.
Onycholysis and chronic paronychia may result from invasion of Candida.
Chronic paronychia is a variety of contact dermatitis that affects the proximal nail fold, so treating it with systemic antifungals is not useful, Dr.
Strict avoidance of irritants and scrupulous protection of the nails are the most important aspects of managing chronic paronychia, Dr.
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